Slackware 14.1 / 14.2 / current : libXres (SSA:2017-291-01)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 103943

Synopsis

The remote Slackware host is missing a security update.

Description

New libXres packages are available for Slackware 14.1, 14.2, and
-current to fix a security issue.

Solution

Update the affected libXres package.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?d2aee31c

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 103943

File Name: Slackware_SSA_2017-291-01.nasl

Version: 3.2

Type: local

Published: 10/19/2017

Updated: 1/14/2021

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:slackware:slackware_linux:libXres, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.1, cpe:/o:slackware:slackware_linux:14.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Slackware/release, Host/Slackware/packages

Patch Publication Date: 10/18/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-1988

SSA: 2017-291-01